Category: Diet

Fennel Congee & Tea: Food Medicine for Healing Hernias

Fennel Congee Tea posted by CHEF GINA NOVEMBER 10,2014 in TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE Congee is a slow-cooked rice porridge used in Chinese culture and medicine as a healing food… and it is also known as “breakfast”. 🙂 Slow cooked rice is easily digested and serves as a vehicle for any other nutrients cooked with it. Rice is used in this way to increase bioavailablity for the… Read more →

Warming and cooling characteristics of common foods

Ping Ming Health Each food has its own characteristics. In very ancient times Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners used specific foods to balance the body’s yin and yang and to treat disease. The ancient Chinese medicine practitioners discovered that most foods have either cooling or warming characteristics. When you eat cooling foods, they are adding cooling effects to your body and… Read more →

List of Warming and Cooling Foods

WARMING AND COOLING FOODS FOR HEALTH: A BRIEF OVERVIEW by The Body In Form Practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine and other ancient healing practices have always used food as one of the ways to balance the body to help prevent and treat disease.  With the understanding that every type of food contains its own characteristics, these wise healers know that… Read more →

Warming and cooling characteristics of common foods

  Ping Ming Health Each food has its own characteristics. In very ancient times Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners used specific foods to balance the body’s yin and yang and to treat disease.The ancient Chinese medicine practitioners discovered that most foods have either cooling or warming characteristics. When you eat cooling foods, they are adding cooling effects to your body and… Read more →

Hernia Food Bible: Healing With Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford

Note form the Coach: Healing With Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford is the food bible for every hernia sufferer. It is the single best food reference for those who experience the typical digestive system imbalances which often set up the hernia site.  This particular diet reference is quite excellent for its explanation of proper food combining.  Improper food combinations and… Read more →

Yang Foods That Assist With Hernia Remediation, Yin Foods To Avoid

Yin-Yang Foods That Make You Feel Better BottomLineInc Did you know that in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), it’s not just the nutrients in a food but also the “hot” and “cold” of certain foods that can make you feel better? And it has nothing to do with the temperature at which they are served! Here’s why: According to TCM, each… Read more →

STRESS & NUTRITION: Crucial Info For Successful Hernia Remediation

Note from the Coach: The following quote says it all: _________________________________________________________________________________          “When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself,     art cannot become manifest,  strength cannot be exerted, wealth is useless,  and reason is powerless.”  ~ Herophilus  _________________________________________________________________________________ Which is why the following article is one of the most important ever posted on this website.… Read more →

Beet Borscht: A Natural Way to Cleanse a Congested Liver

Why it’s so important to maintain good liver and gallbladder health Robert Harrington Natural Society The liver is the major detoxification organ of the body. In light of the unprecedented amount of chemical toxicity which now permeates the food supply and water sources, the average American liver is quite burdened and imbalanced. Often times, the liver will become so congested… Read more →

Ten Cultured and Fermented Foods For Rebalancing The Intestinal Flora

The consumption of fermented, probiotic foods has many benefits. The microflora that lives in fermented foods creates a protective lining in the intestines and shields it against pathogenic factors, such as salmonella and E.coli. Indeed, to get that healthy dose of bacteria, it’s essential to consume top probiotic foods. Fermented foods lead to an increase of antibodies and a stronger immune system; plus,… Read more →